Today we're going to go over how to make your application do a "fade-in". One common place that Windows users see this is with Microsoft Outlook's email notification. It fades in and then back out. wxPython provides a way to set the alpha transparency of any top window, which affects the widgets that are placed […]
We've been discussing how to use OpenVPN with Python in the last two articles. In this final post, I'll show how to bring it all together into a GUI with some wxPython code. I'm also going to discuss some important snippets.
This is the 2nd part of a 3-part series on using wxPython + PyWin32 to grab the output from an OpenVPN session on Windows. In this article, I will show how how to start OpenVPN with Python and how to watch a file that OpenVPN writes its data logs to.
I'm doing a 3 part series on using wxPython and PyWin32 to capture output from a running OpenVPN session. I use OpenVPN to connect to PCs at work. I noticed that our current method of launching OpenVPN was in a console window so that one could monitor the program's output. If the user happened to […]
When I went to PyCon this year, I didn't even think about the sponsors. However, I saw their names on everything and it still didn't bother me until the first day of the conference itself. While I think the MC, Mr. Goodger, is a great guy, I thought the sponsorship announcements were sometimes misplaced. When […]
My last day at PyCon was Sunday, March 16th 2008. I was one of the unlucky who had work the following morning. This day just seemed rushed to me, which is probably why I learned the least. The first Plenary was Making Client-Side Python Suck Less with Aza Raskin. It was about Mozilla to some […]